Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Simple Lemon Orange Marinade

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Grilling season is here to stay, and I couldn’t be happier. Lately I’ve found myself sizing up every last item in my kitchen with the single, fundamental question, “Are you grillable?” Tell me you do this, too. Grilled chicken and veggie kabobs were the least strange of the options I thought to show you, so let’s…

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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Marinara

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The grill—which I use nearly the whole year ‘round as it is—will be sharing my affection this spring and summer. Because my slow cooker isn’t going anywhere Not when it makes meals like this one. All saucy and comforting. I have to say—I don’t usually like slow cooker recipes that require pre-cooking. It just seems to…

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Blackened Chicken Salad with Light Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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It has been far too long since I’ve shared a salad with you. The ones I toss together at lunchtime tend to be either too bizarre or too boring to merit a proper recipe, but this one? It deserves attention. Crisp romaine topped with bold and spicy blackened chicken, drizzled in homemade buttermilk ranch dressing….

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Chicken Parmesan Burgers

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I’m on a burger bender. It’s come to the point where I’ve even hauled the grill back outside.   And now that I’m back in touch with that delicious charring, I don’t foresee being able to stop anytime soon.   So…winter barbecue, anyone?   ………………………………. These burgers have all of the flavors that I love…

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Easy Mexican Chicken Soup in the Slow Cooker

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I made this recipe for my family two weeks ago and, silly me, figured that by doubling it, there would be enough leftover the following day that I’d be able to photograph it for a recipe post. You know, because I’m neurotic and will only make lovey dovey food pictures in the light of day,…

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Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce

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I’m going to cut right to it. These are fantastic. And it’s not every day that I’d say such a thing about a turkey burger. Because most often, when I choose to use turkey, I’m substituting it for beef. Either ground turkey has gone on sale at the market or Pinterest has persuaded me—whichever happens…

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Lighter Baked Chicken Parmesan

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Friends, If you’ve been missing the recipe portion of CanYouStayforDinner?, the only person I can blame it on is, you know who, my mother. Though I can’t quite put my finger on what it is exactly, I’m sure there’s some misstep she took as a parent that lead me to my Intermittent Recipe Posting Dysfunction…

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